We continue our 2022 NFL playoffs betting picks with a preview of the New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills. The New England Patriots will be trying to snap their two-game road losing streak when they face the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Wild Card Playoffs on Saturday night. The game will be played at Highmark Stadium and it is scheduled to begin at 8:15 PM. ET.
New England Patriots Analysis:
The Patriots followed up their win over Jacksonville with a loss to Miami in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Bills, which will give them their second win in their last three games.
New England is averaging 27.2 points per game. They are throwing for 226.9 yards and rushing for 126.5 yards per game.
Mac Jones completed 67.6 percent of his passes for 3,801 yards, 22 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions. Damien Harris led the team with 929 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns, while Jakobi Meyers led the team with 866 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
New England is one of the best defensive teams in the league, giving up 17.8 points per game. They gave up 33 points in their last game and will need to do a better job of they want to win this game.
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Buffalo Bills Analysis:
The Bills closed out the season on a four-game winning streak. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Patriots, which will give them their fifth win in a row.
Buffalo is averaging 28.4 points per game. They are throwing for 252 yards and rushing for 129.9 yards per game.
Josh Allen completed 63.3 percent of his passes for 4,407 yards, 36 touchdowns, and 15 interceptions. He also had 763 rushing yards and six touchdowns. Devin Singletary led the team with 870 rushing yards and seven touchdowns, while Stefon Diggs led the team with 1,225 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. To continue with more NFL playoffs betting visit these free picks.
Buffalo has also played well defensively, giving up 17 points per game. They gave up 10 points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.
Odds and Predictions:
The Bills are favored to win this game by 4.5 points. The over/under on total points scored is 43.5.
The Bills picked the Patriots apart the last time they played with Allen throwing for over 300 yards in that game. Expect them to stick to a similar playbook in this game, so go with the Bills to cover the spread and the over.